Riding The Midnight Express by Darren Williams

1979: A Top 100: 97 - 95

1979: A Top 100: 97 – 95

97. Boardwalk (1979; Stephen Verona) Lee Strasberg and Ruth Gordon star as David and Becky Rosen, an elderly Jewish couple living in Coney Island. They’ve spent their entire married life [read on...]

1979: A Top 100: 100 - 98

1979: A Top 100: 100 – 98

I’ve decided to create a personal top 100 for the year 1979. I’ll be hoping to highlight some of the more unknown films from the year, along with reviews of [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 9. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 9. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

9. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story   Year: 1987 Director: Todd Haynes Writers: Cynthia Schneider, Todd Haynes Cast: Barbie, Ken Country: USA Possibly the most notorious film in this countdown, [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 8. Santo and the Blue Demon vs. the Monsters

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 8. Santo and the Blue Demon vs. the Monsters

8. Santo and the Blue Demon vs. the Monsters Year: 1970 Director: Gilberto Martinez Solares Writer: Rafael García Travesi, Jesús Sotomayor Martínez Cast: Santo, Blue Demon, Jorge Rado, Carlos Ancira [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 7. Crippled Masters

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 7. Crippled Masters

7. Crippled Masters Year: 1979 Director: Kei Law Cast: Jackie Conn, Frankie Shum Country: Taiwan Spoilers ahead On the face of it, The Crippled Masters should be an insult to [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 6. Son of Dracula

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 6. Son of Dracula

6. Son of Dracula Year: 1974 Director: Freddie Francis Writer: Jennifer Jayne Cast: Harry Nilsson, Ringo Starr, Freddie Jones, Dennis Price Country: UK Spoilers ahead First things first, this is [read on...]

"Step right up..."

“Step right up…”

When a young Ray Bradbury visited a carnival, it changed his life. At 12 years old he met a carnival magician named Mr. Electro who told Bradbury of eternal life [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 5. Lorna the Exorcist

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 5. Lorna the Exorcist

5. Lorna the Exorcist   Year: 1974 Director: Jesus Franco Writer: Jesus Franco, Robert de Nesle, Nicole Guettard Cast: Guy Delorme, Jacqueline Laurent, Lina Romay, Pamela Stanford Country: France Genre: [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 4. Fighting Back

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 4. Fighting Back

4. Fighting Back Year: 1982 Director: Lewis Teague Writer: Tom Hedley, David Z. Goodman Cast: Tom Skerrit, Patti LuPone, Michael Sarrazin, Yaphet Kotto Country: USA Genre: Drama, Gang Spoilers ahead [read on...]

Cult Classics 8: Boardwalk

Cult Classics 8: Boardwalk

8. Boardwalk Year: 1979 Director: Stephen Verona Writer: Leigh Chapman, Stephen Verona Cast: Lee Strasberg, Ruth Gordon, Vivien Leigh, Michael Ayr Country: USA Genre: Drama, Gang Lee Strasberg and Ruth [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 3. Tales from the Gimli Hospital

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 3. Tales from the Gimli Hospital

3. Tales from the Gimli Hospital Year: 1989 Director: Guy Maddin Country: Canada Cast: Kyle McCulloch, Michael Gotti Genre: Fantasy, Horror Spoilers ahead The films I’ve included in the series [read on...]

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 2. If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do?

100 Most Bizarre Films Ever Made: 2. If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do?

2. If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do? Year: 1971 Director: Ron Ormond Genre: Christian Propaganda, Unintentional comedy Ron Ormond started his career as an exploitation film-maker, churning out [read on...]

Cult Classics 7: The Legend of Hillbilly John

Cult Classics 7: The Legend of Hillbilly John

7. The Legend of Hillbilly John Year: 1974 Director: John Newland Writer: Melvin Levy Cast: Hedges Caper, Severn Darden, Sharon Henesy, Denver Pyle Country: USA Genre: Horror, Fantasy Spoilers ahead. [read on...]

Cult Classics 6: The Black Panther

Cult Classics 6: The Black Panther

6. The Black Panther Year: 1977 Director: Ian Merrick Writer: Michael Armstrong Cast: Donald Sumpter, Debbie Farrington, Marjorie Yates, Sylvia O’Donnell Country: UK Genre: Thriller, True Crime I’m sure most [read on...]